Use Personal Branding to Land Your Dream Job

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Want a better job? So does everyone else! Use your personal brand to stand out. Let’s face it, the job market is tough out there. ERE.net, a leading online group for recruiters and HR professionals, recently reported that the average corporate job opening receives 250 resumes. From those 250 resumes, typically only 4-6 people will… Read more »

4 Steps to Set Career Goals for 2014

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Very few people find their perfect job right out of the gate.  Establishing the right career path that gets you to the best possible job takes more than luck and crossed fingers.  It takes a little bit of planning and a little bit of strategy. It takes career goals. Career goals are the things that… Read more »

How to Write a Great LinkedIn Recommendation

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Everyone needs to know how to write a great LinkedIn Recommendation. It helps others, but also reflects well on you.  If you know how to write a fantastic Linked Recommendation, you are in a better position to help others write great recommendations for you. The problem is that many think view the actual writing as… Read more »

5 LinkedIn Groups to Join for Denver Job Seekers

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As mentioned in one of our earlier posts, networking is a crucial component of your job search strategy.  One of the easiest ways to begin networking is to join a LinkedIn Group.  Therefore, if you are searching for a new job in the Denver area, here are the top 5 LinkedIn Groups to join: Get… Read more »

How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Build a Talent Pool

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When using LinkedIn to search for job candidates, your goal should be to find the best people the people not looking for you the people your competition has not found yet. Most recruiters understand the basics of sourcing people via LinkedIn –  a good mix of candidates, ability to validate information, the ability to quickly… Read more »

How to Quantify Results on your Resume

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Many job seekers believe that their accomplishments are not quantifiable.  This is not the case.  Quantifying your achievements help you highlight how you enhanced profits and/or saved time and money.  Most (if not all) companies value workers who do one or the other. Numbers Rule… One of the best ways to quantify an achievement is… Read more »

Denver Ranked 10th Best Market in the U.S.

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Denver ranked as the 10th best U.S. market in the On Numbers Economic Index for the month of October. This index, which was published on Thursday October 24th, is designed to be a monthly snapshot of the economic performance of 102 large U.S. metro areas.   G. Scott Thomas, who covers demographic trends in his On Numbers blog for… Read more »

Interview Questions to Prep For and How to Answer Them the Right Way

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What kind of Top interview questions Top 10 interview questions and answers Top interview questions and answers 2012 Above are some of the well-worn Google search phrases that job seekers use in their attempt to find the magic answer to anticipated interview questions. The Internet is littered with many of them…some of them very odd…. Read more »

How to Format a Resume – Free Resume Template

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A well-known, eye-tracking study, done by TheLadders.com, discovered that recruiters only spend about 6 seconds reviewing a resume before making an initial decision on a candidate. Therefore, how you format your resume can either help or hinder you in this process. Here are 5 tips and tricks you should keep in mind while you create… Read more »

Creating a Career Development Plan – How- To’s

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If you’re pondering how to get where you want to be – career-wise- you need a career development plan.  Many people do not put this plan together because it requires some thinking and some self-analysis. So, to make this process as easy and painless as possible, follow these three steps: Step 1: Figure Out Your Goal… Read more »